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Loren Perry

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Off topic, but showing 3-D printing at its best
« on: August 30, 2018, 09:20:52 PM »
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Boeing has developed a new "shape shifting" landing gear for its 737-10. The attached video shows a half-scale 3-D printed plastic demonstration model that's fully functional.

http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-boeing-s-737-10-landing-gear-works

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Re: Off topic, but showing 3-D printing at its best
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2018, 10:08:48 AM »
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That reminds me of how truly amazing an aircraft the 737 is.

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Re: Off topic, but showing 3-D printing at its best
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2018, 11:02:20 PM »
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I fly 800's and Max 8's, and it is a great airplane, but I wish stupid Southwest would get out of the way so they can modernize the cockpit. There are still a hundred incandescent light bulbs in there! Embarrassing when the bus is all LED. Lead, follow or get out of the way stupid Southwest!